Youth Activities/Camps/Special Events
New! Winter Break Special Event!
WINTER PERFORMING ARTS CAMP
Dates: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday (No Thursdays)
Week 1: December 22, 23, 24, 26
Week 2: December 29, 30, 31, 2
Time: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Location: Royal Oaks Park
Ages: Boys and girls, ages 5-16
Fee: $120 per child
Don’t miss out on winter’s Performing Arts Camp! This camp will keep your child occupied during winter break and will introduce them to various aspects of the performing arts. Participants will focus on dance, vocals and drama during this 2-week camp. Students will be showcasing what they learned on Saturday, January 3. Early drop off (8:00 am) is available for an additional fee of $40. Camp conducted by Neisha Tucker of DYBO Jazz.
Date: November 24 through December 11
Ages: Boys and girls, Ages 10 and younger
Santa’s Mailbox will be located in front of the Recreation Department counter in City Hall. Letters may be deposited there Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. or mailed to 1600 Huntington Drive, Duarte, CA 91010-2592, Attention: Santa Claus. Please include your address and phone number. All letters will be forwarded to the North Pole and Santa will write back!
SANTA’S VISITS TO BEARDSLEE AND ROYAL OAKS PARKS!
On Wednesday, December 10, Santa will visit and hand out candy canes to all children at Beardslee Park from 2:45 – 3:15 pm and Royal Oaks Park from 3:30 – 4:00 pm
SANTA'S HOLIDAY PARTY
Date: Wednesday, December 10
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Ages: 5-12 years
Location: Duarte Community Center, 1600 Huntington Drive
Get into the holiday spirit with this enchanting special event. There will be holiday games, special crafts, music, prizes, refreshments, and a visit from Santa Claus! RSVP by calling the Parks and Recreation Department at 357-7931. Limited to the first 90 participants. FREE!
Holiday Lights Free Exchange – At Santa’s Party SCE customers can exchange one incandescent holiday light string for one LED string at no cost. Longer lasting, energy saving LED holiday lights! Stop by December 10 from 4:00-5:30 pm at Santa’s Party. Presented by the SGV Council of Governments.
Date: Wednesday, December 17
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Children can call 358-5425 and have a fun conversation with Santa Claus!